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Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy A: Encourage affirmative and inclusive employment and programmatic policies among DCLA grantees
ActionConvened, in partnership with Future Works Institute and the Ford Foundation, 300+ cultural organizations for trainings on unconscious bias.
Fiscal Year: 2017
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionPresented, in partnership with the Workers Institute at Cornell University, a three-part series of professional development and networking seminars to over 200 early-career arts and entertainment workers.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionPlaced 127 undergraduate CUNY students in paid internships at 62 cultural organizations through CUNY Cultural Corps.
Fiscal Year: 2018 | $500K
Occurrence: Ongoing
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionPlaced 130 undergraduate CUNY students in paid internships at 63 cultural organizations through CUNY Cultural Corps.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $500K
Occurrence: Ongoing
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionLaunched CreateNYC: Leadership Accelerator, in partnership with CUNY School of Professional Studies, to offer free, equity-centered professional development to 26 diverse, emerging cultural leaders.
Fiscal Year: 2018 | $240K
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy B: Expand pathways to and advancement in careers in arts and culture for students from underrepresented communities
ActionLaunched two new CreateNYC: Leadership Accelerator cohorts for 52 diverse, emerging cultural leaders.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $133.8K
Occurrence: One-time
Objective 2: Cultivate inclusive practices in the cultural sectorStrategy C: Cultivate inclusive employment policies within the Department of Cultural Affairs
ActionEstablished a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee for DCLA employees to improve workplace policies and practices.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: Ongoing
Objective 5: Provide high quality arts education for all New York City public school studentsStrategy A: Strengthen high quality, diverse, and sequential art, culture, and science education for every child in New York City public schools from pre-K through 12th grade
ActionFunded a third year of PreK Create, offering 2,088 additional educators and site directors a professional development program to provide arts-rich learning and play experiences for Pre-K students.
Fiscal Year: 2019 | $996.217K
Occurrence: One-time

Glossary

Cultural Institutions Group (CIG)

A 33-member group of cultural organizations located on City-owned property and receiving significant capital and operating support from the City.

Cultural Development Fund (CDF)

The Department of Cultural Affairs’ annual grant-making process for New York City's nonprofit arts and cultural organizations.

Fiscal Year (FY)

The New York City budget cycle starts on July 1 of a given year and ends on June 30 of the following year.

One-time

An action that occurred in the stated fiscal year.

Multi-year

An action that was initiated in the stated fiscal year and repeats for a finite number of years.

Ongoing

An action that was initiated in the stated fiscal year and occurs annually without a defined end date.

 
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